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Baab: Fishing organization fights high ethanol fuel levels

...you'll likely get some sour looks.That "corn oil" additive causes mechanical problems by creating havoc in the motors' rubber and plastic tubing, some say. Only corn I want is roasted on the cob.The Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act of 2015 has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2015-02-26/baab-fishing-org
Auto recalls

...that could spark a fire.The recall mostly affects E350 sedans from the 2013 through 2015 model years. The company says a rubber seal in the back of the engine bay that is designed to muffle noises can stick to the hood when it opens. It can then drop...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2015-02-26/auto-recalls
Major League Baseball adjusts rules in effort to speed up game

...White Sox outfielder Adam Eaton: "I'm not a big fan. There's a lot of thinking involved. When a pitcher steps on the rubber, there's a lot going on. There's thinking in the dugout, the coaches, everyone. Why speed that up?"Baseball has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-02-20/major-league-baseball-ad
Simulators can lead to big results in NASCAR these days

...RCR will have logged thousands of simulated laps. Unlike testing in person, the computers aren't affected by the amount of rubber on the track, temperature, number of other cars and wind."You start looking at different types of progressions, certain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-11/simulators-can-lead-big-re
Railroad crossings get updates

...Southern continues to replace wood with rubber.Officials said the upgrades were long...out so much quicker, we're going with rubber that goes right up against the rail," Gilmer said.Norfolk Southern began using rubber in 2005 and has seen fewer issues since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-27/railroad-crossings-get-update
Drugs found in inmate's locker during random search

...locker belonging to inmate Sedewick Shaw, 54, he found three small bundles of marijuana in plastic wrap and stuffed into a rubber glove.A field test confirmed the substance was, in fact, marijuana, and deputies obtained a warrant against Shaw on a charge...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-26/drugs-found-inmates-lo
I'm lucky; others aren't

...fell in love with chemistry. That turned out to be wonderfully timely, as we needed chemists to learn how to make synthetic rubber and aviation gasoline, for example, to defeat Hitler.I had no problem getting a good job.I was married to a wonderful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-02-03/im-lucky-others-arent
Allendale County train wreck leaked acid

...is used in the production of chlorides, fertilizers, and dyes, in electroplating, and in the photographic, textile and rubber industries."The investigation into the cause of the derailment is ongoing," said Seay. "CSX is cooperating fully with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-28/allendale-county-train-wreck-
Graystone Ranch relinquishes animals, withdraws USDA application

...animal in the raccoon family, lived in a cramped cage large enough to walk in small circles, and an alligator was kept in a rubber bin surrounded by a wire fence.However, these conditions are acceptable and legal under the Animal Welfare Act. The law...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-03/graystone-ranch-reliquishes-
3-D printer use gains popularity in Augusta region

...hardware to repair blinds, landing gear for a quad-copter, wall plates for electrical sockets, lost board game pieces, a rubber band gun and a spaceship with moving gears.On the side, they sand and polish pieces with steel wool to sell on their "Replica...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-01/3-d-printer-use-gains-popula